Jump to content
DOSBODS
  • Welcome to DOSBODS

     

    DOSBODS is free of any advertising.

    Ads are annoying, and - increasingly - advertising companies limit free speech online. DOSBODS Forums are completely free to use. Please create a free account to be able to access all the features of the DOSBODS community. It only takes 20 seconds!

     

  • 0

Setting up an internet/digital business


MrXxxx
 Share

Question

MrXxxx

Anyone know some good information sources to help with this?...specifically I am thinking offering training via the internet, so would need to know the 'ins and outs' of the following:

1. Setting up initial site.

2. Connecting/interfacing with students [assume something like Microsoft Teams].

3. Payments.

4 General business stuff.

  • Cheers 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 1
DTMark

Funnily enough I've just helped someone out with precisely this.

Use something like Wix to set up a site cheaply.

Use Skype to hold the lessons (it's free).

Use PayPal for payments and tell the students to tick the option "I'm paying a friend". You'll get away with it for a while.

Set up costs will be almost nil. The challenge is gaining leads.

Promote it via social media. Create a profile on each of the major sites. Link to your site. Seek out and answer students' questions in order to get noticed and to gain leads. This is your easiest and quickest way to gain students.

Get someone reputable to have a look at the site from a Search Engine Optimisation perspective and write you a document of things to do to make it rank higher.

One of the issues is that most searches turn up pages in the local language and so if you wanted to teach English to Italians you have to optimise for keywords like IELTS because "Learn English" won't feature so highly as "Imparare Inglese".

  • Informative 1
  • Cheers 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1
nirvana
Posted (edited)

I ain't coded for years but I always liked the look of this https://gohugo.io/ just grab a template and go!

For anything more complicated python probs, maybe django?

Don't get involved with that wordpress crap, it's a load of over-complicated shite if you ask me :P

Depends on your target audience but a lot of zoomers seem to like to talk shite on twitter.....

Edited by nirvana
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...